It’s official – Trent Cole is back. The Colts announced that they have activated the linebacker. To make room, quarterback Stephen Morris has been dropped.
Cole was placed on IR earlier this season and was long thought to be the team’s top candidate for return. His 21-day window was kickstarted earlier this week but after a few days of evaluation Indianapolis decided that he is good to go.
Morris became superfluous when Andrew Luck returned to the lineup. Initially, Morris was brought in to serve as the backup for Scott Tolzien as Luck recovered from a concussion. Now, Morris will be subject to waivers. If he passes through, it’s possible that the Colts will re-sign him to the practice squad.
The Colts are now 5-6 after their Week 12 loss to the Steelers. If they want any chance of making the playoffs, they probably have to run the table from here on out.
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